Stepping Stones

By Helen Stokes and Debra Tyler.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

A minority of young people continue to leave school early. Alternative educational settings such as Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and Adult Community Education (ACE) provide an opportunity for these young people to re-engage in education in a supportive environment. This presentation will report on 6 programs across Australia that successfully re-engage young people in an educational setting.

International Journal of Learning, Volume 10. Article: Print (Spiral Bound), ISSN: 1447-9494, LC03-0016-2003. Article: Electronic (PDF File; 132.008KB), ISSN: 1447-9540, LC03-0016-2003.

Helen Stokes

Helen Stokes works at the Youth Research Centre at the University of Melbourne. She lectures in the Post Graduate Diploma in Student Welfare. Her recent research includes issues around early school leaving, vocational education and school community partnerships that create opportunities and pathways for young people. She is currently looking at how the arts can be used to engage and empower young people in an educational context.

Debra Tyler

debra Tyler lectures in the Education faculty in both pre service teacher education and student welfare. She is also involved in a number of research projects particularly around the issues of transitions for young people.


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